Tempio di Vesta

Via dei Fori Imperiali, 00186 Roma RM, Italy, Rome

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The Temple of Vesta (Latin Aedes Vestae; Italian: Tempio di Vesta) is an ancient edifice in Rome, Italy, located in the Roman Forum near the Regia and the House of the Vestal Virgins. The temple's most recognizable feature is its circular footprint. Since the worship of Vesta began in private homes, the architecture seems to be a reminder of its history. The extant temple used Greek architecture with Corinthian columns, marble, and a central cella. The remaining structure indicates that there were twenty Corinthian columns built on a podium fifteen meters in diameter. The roof probably had a vent at the apex to allow smoke release.
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Reviews

  • Lauren Mahoney

    1
    - 14 May 2018 -

    All I saw was a pile of old dirt and rocks

  • Joao Oliveira-Filho

    5
    - 05 February 2018 -

    Ancient and beautiful

  • Dave Sarks

    3
    - 14 October 2017 -

    This is where the vestal virgins would hang out.

  • Jonny och Ann-Christine Andersson

    4
    - 15 April 2017 -

    One of the most beautiful remainings in Forum Romanum from the Roman empire with beautiful columns.

  • nht knn

    5
    - 05 March 2017 -

    The most sacre shrine in roman time,To keep the holy flame lit by vestral virgin.

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